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Trump feud with California attacks Cap and Trade deal with Quebec

The Trump administration on Wednesday sued California over entering an agreement with a Canadian province in 2013 to control emissions linked to climate change, saying the state had no right to conduct foreign policy.

BC government sues Alberta over plan to restrict fuel shipments

The British Columbia government has filed a lawsuit and is prepared to ask for an injunction and damages against Alberta over that province’s recently passed fuel restriction law that would allow the province to shut off oil and gas shipments to B.C.

Op-Ed: GOP lawmakers introduce bills to curb protests in 18 states

It appears that some GOP lawmakers have gone a bit too far in their attempts at putting a halt to the freedom of people in America to express their views by protesting, and so far, 18 states have either introduced or voted on laws to curb protests.

TransCanada wants $15 billion damages for rejection of pipeline

TransCanada slapped the U.S. with a lawsuit on Wednesday in federal district court in Houston, Texas, alleging President Obama's rejection of the keystone XL pipeline was unconstitutional.

Oklahoma votes to use new unproven method of executiion

Oklahoma lawmakers, scrambling for a backup method of execution that would replace lethal injection, have come up with a new way of killing someone. A bill now awaits the governor's signature that would allow nitrogen gas hypoxia to be used.

Montana State Prison sued over treatment of mentally ill

Prisons in the United States have become the nation's newest mental health asylums. Not only does the U.S. have the highest incarceration rate of any developing nation, at least half of these inmates have mental health problems.

Judge rules NYPD violated rights, cites Trayvon Martin case

New York - Judge Shira Scheindlin ruled the New York City Police Department’s stop-and-frisk policy has been in violation of individuals’ constitutional rights Monday, Aug. 12.

Arkansas residents protest legislature's war on women Special

Little Rock - Hundreds gathered at a grassroots "Protest at the Arkansas Capitol" to denounce "extreme reproductive laws in Arkansas," and raised their voices and signs in protest of the war on women being waged by the conservative majority in the state legislature.

Ron Paul introduces bill to repeal section of NDAA

On Wednesday, Ron Paul introduced a bill to his House colleagues to repeal section 1021 of the NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act).

Obama administration fights for key health care underpinning

Lawyers for the Obama administration are heading to court on Tuesday to defend a key provision of the health care legislation that requires Americans to have health insurance or face a fine.

Christian group wins constitutional challenge in Puerto Rico

A federal appeals court in Boston ruled Monday that a Puerto Rican law intended to keep neighborhoods safe from crime has been used to interfere in the rights of free speech of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Op-Ed: Sith Lord Obama and His Civilian National Security Force

On 02 JUL 08 in Colorado Springs, CO, the would be next POTUS Obama delivered a speech rife with empty platitudes and useless rhetoric. It was more feigned aplomb to an audience easily swayed with pretty talk void of substance.

Supreme Court to Rule on Constitutionality of Lethal Injections in Kentucky

In what could be a precedent setting case, the Supreme Court will hear arguments challenging the constitutionality of lethal injections in the state of Kentucky. Two inmates sentenced to death filed suit in 2004 questioning the validity of the process.

Virginia Still Has Sodomy Laws

In 2003 the case of Lawrence v. Texas changed the sodomy laws in the United States in all but one of the states. Virginia is the only hold out, making their laws unconstitutional. The state still arrests and prosecutes under this law. How?

Pot Possession Laws Unconstitutional, A Canadian Judge Rules

A recent ruling by a Toronto judge states that Canada's pot possession laws are unconstitutional. The ruling is based upon the argument that the country's medicinal marijuana regulations are flawed.
 

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Marina Gomberg (L) kisses her partner Elenor Heyborne as they get married in front of the Salt Lake ...
Marina Gomberg (L) kisses her partner Elenor Heyborne as they get married in front of the Salt Lake County Clerks office in Salt Lake City, Utah, December 20, 2013. A federal judge struck down Utah's ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional
With permission by Reuters / Jim Urquhart
Natalie Dicou (L) and her partner Nicole Christensen  and James Goodman (2nd R) and his partner Jeff...
Natalie Dicou (L) and her partner Nicole Christensen, and James Goodman (2nd R) and his partner Jeffrey Gomez (R), wait to get married at the Salt Lake County Clerks office in Salt Lake City, Utah, December 20, 2013
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